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An upper middle-class French family celebrates a birthday in a restaurant. In one evening and during one meal, family history, tensions, collective and separate grudges, delights, and memories both clash and coalesce.Written by
Eileen Berdon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
"Un Air de Famille" is a French comedy involving nonstop dialogue which relies substantially on verbiage, context and inflection for humor; the worst kind of film for subtitles. I encountered considerable difficulty while trying to read the subtitles, keep track of who said what, grasp the subtle humor, and follow the story finally giving up on the film as not worth my while. Recommended for French-speakers only. (B-)
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